It seems like the beaming options in the notation options are overruling your meter input.
It’s exactly what the subject of this thread.
And for me it’s not logic:
In general in computer programming when we add new code it takes priority and overrule the preference and change the precedent information.
The powerfull and force of Dorico is that if you have good memory you can write music with a lot of shortcut and code…without to go to menu that can change from version to version and can infuriate some people to change habits: code evolves but in general the rules remain.
Thanks to all to have answer to this post